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Myanmar Crisis

Myanmar authorities arrest country’s best-known comedian amid ongoing crackdown – www.cbc.ca

From www.cbc.ca The Associated Press Excerpt: Authorities in Myanmar arrested the country’s best-known comedian on Tuesday as they continue to crack down on people they accuse of helping incite nationwide protests against February’s military coup. The comedian Zarganar was taken from his home in Yangon by police and soldiers who arrived in two army vehicles, […]…

China echoes India to call for restraint in Myanmar – economictimes.indiatimes.com

From economictimes.indiatimes.com Excerpt: Less than a week after India called for restraint in Myanmar, China has also issued a similar statement even as it without naming the USA warned against external interference in Myanmar. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi following his meetings with some of his SE Asian counterparts told his country’s media on Monday, […]…

Myanmar crisis is India’s opportunity to develop long-term refugee policy – indianexpress.com

From indianexpress.com Excerpt: The Ministry of External Affairs has underlined the government’s changing position on the Myanmar crisis, moving to a more pro-active stand as concerns grow worldwide about growing internal strife and instability there. On social media and in briefings, Ambassador TS Tirumurti, India’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations General Assembly in New […]…

Civil War Looms As Myanmar’s Military Intensifies Crackdown – TIME – time.com

From time.com Excerpt: Civil War Looms As Myanmar’s Military Intensifies Crackdown TIME Myanmar’s military is waging war on its citizens. Some say it’s time to fight back CNN Myanmar teeters toward state collapse and civil war The Washington Post Russia Says Myanmar Sanctions Could Lead to Civil War, but EU Plans More U.S. News & […]…